supraorbital vein

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Related to supraorbital vein: supratrochlear vein, angular vein, Frontal vein
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Noun1.supraorbital vein - drains the front of the scalp; unites with the supratrochlear vein to form the angular vein
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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INTRODUCTION: Orbital venography,has been established as a research tool in the study of the anatomy of the orbital veins and cavernous sinuses and was introduced by Defeen and Bondet in year 1951 by injecting contrast media into the frontal and supraorbital vein (1).
The supraorbital vein unites with the supratrochlear vein near the medial angle of the eye to form the facial vein.